We are breaking down all the basics – renewable energy sources, non-renewable energy, the grid, and what we’re looking forward to when it comes to how we get our electricity.
- Non-renewables: Here is some thorough information on coal, and here is a good breakdown of natural gas
- Renewables: This site goes into solar, this is about wind, and this is about hydropower. We also mentioned geothermal, which you can read about here, and biomass, here.
- Here is a breakdown of what our national an energy regulatory commission is; to learn more about your state’s or region’s specific commission, you can just Google “(state) energy regulatory commission.” For instance, this is California’s commission website. This article goes into how energy utilities work.